Pixi Beauty Retinol Jasmine Lotion

Pixi Beauty Retinol Jasmine Lotion

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Type of product General Moisturizer
Used in
3 Routines
Brand country
British United Kingdom
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Description

  • cruelty-free general moisturizer that contains aha, ceramides, hyaluronic acid, peptides, retinoid, vitamin c and vitamin e.
  • it doesn't contain any harsh alcohols, common allergens, parabens, silicones or sulfates.
  • it does contain fragrances and oils.
  • it is likely to be good for anti aging, brightening skin, reducing pores, scar healing, dark spots and better texture.
  • it is reef safe.
  • it is not fungal acne (malassezia) safe.

This product was submitted by Zinahamed on February 08, 2021

Directions

β€’ Use AM & PM after cleansing, toning, and using a serum.
β€’ Apply a coin-sized amount or as needed after cleanser, toner and serum.

Product Info

Click on the items below to learn more and view relevant ingredients.
alcohol-free
silicon-free
fragrance-free
sulfate-free
paraben-free
oil-free
fungal-acne safe
reef-safe
eu-allergen-free
vegan
cruelty-free

Ingredient Details

Here's a breakdown of the benefits, notable ingredients, and drawbacks that we found with Pixi Beauty's Retinol Jasmine Lotion.

Benefits (10)

Good For Oily Skin Icon
Good For Oily Skin
Reduces Redness Icon
Reduces Redness
Helps Reduce Irritation Icon
Helps Reduce Irritation
Good For Skin Texture Icon
Good For Skin Texture
Reduces Large Pores Icon
Reduces Large Pores
Good For Anti-Aging Icon
Good For Anti-Aging
Good For Dark Spots Icon
Good For Dark Spots
Good For Scar Healing Icon
Good For Scar Healing
Helps Fight Acne Icon
Helps Fight Acne
Helps Brighten Skin Icon
Helps Brighten Skin

Notable Ingredients (7)

AHA Icon
AHA
Retinoid Icon
Retinoid
Vitamin C Icon
Vitamin C
Vitamin E Icon
Vitamin E
Ceramides Icon
Ceramides
Hyaluronic Acid Icon
Hyaluronic Acid
Peptides Icon
Peptides

Concerns (3)

May Worsen Dry Skin Icon
May Worsen Dry Skin
May Cause Acne Icon
May Cause Acne
May Cause Irritation Icon
May Cause Irritation

Pixi Beauty Retinol Jasmine Lotion Ingredients Explained

This product contains 39 ingredients. Click on any ingredient to learn more about it

1
Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Also known as: Aqua, Eau, Purified Water, Aqua / Water, Distilled Water, Deionized Water
Community rating: Loved

Water is the most common cosmetic ingredient of all. It often makes up the largest portion of a product, and is thus typically found at (or near) the top of an ingredients list.

In most cases, the purpose of water within an ingredient list is to act as a solvent - this means it's there to help dissolve other ingredients into the formulation.

Water also happens to be necessary for all life on Earth. If you see this, drink a glass of water. Stay hydrated!

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2
Humectant, Skin Conditioning, Skin Protecting, Solvent
Also known as: Vegetable Glycerin
Community rating: Liked

An organic, colorless, odorless, and non-toxic compound that has antimicrobial and antiviral properties. It acts a humectant in skincare products, meaning it helps skin retain moisture by pulling moisture from the air.

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3
Masking, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Disliked

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is an emollient, solvent, and texture enhancer. It is considered a skin-softener by helping the skin prevent moisture loss.

Within a product, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride can thicken the product and make spreadability easier by dissolving clumping compounds. An added benefit of Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is its antioxidant properties.

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride is made by combining glycerin with coconut oil, forming a clear liquid. Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride has not been found to be toxic for human use in concentrations under 50%.

While there is an assumption Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride can clog pores due to it being derived from coconut oil, there is no research supporting this.

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4
Skin Conditioning, Solvent
Community rating: Disliked

1,2-Hexanediol is a multi-tasker ingredient. It acts as a preservative to increase shelf-life and can aid other preservatives in preventing microbe growth. 1,2-Hexanediol also helps the skin retain moisture as a humectant.

In products that are water-based, this ingredient can help stabilize perfumes and fragrances. It can also help make the texture of products softer and more smooth.

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5
Emollient, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising
Also known as: (C16-C18) Alkyl Alcohol, C1618, C16-18 Alcohols, Cetostearyl Alcohol, Cetyl/Stearyl Alcohol,
Community rating: Very Disliked

Cetearyl alcohol is a mixture of cetyl alcohol and stearyl alcohol. Its main purpose is to prevent oil and liquids from separating in products. Cetearyl alcohol can also help thicken a product or create foam.

Cetearyl alcohol has been found to have emollient properties, meaning it helps hydrate the skin by trapping moisture.

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6
Emollient, Skin Conditioning

Skin-conditioning agent, emollient, and solvent that helps to improve the absorption of other ingredients.

It is derived via either synthetic or animal sources.

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7
Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Mixed

Retinyl Palmitate is a form of retinoid and isn't fungal acne safe. It can be good for be good for oily skin. It can help to improve skin texture, reduce large pores, reduce the effects of aging, reduce the visibility of dark spots, heal scars, and fight acne. It can be bad for dry skin and cause irritation.

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8
Masking, Moisturising, Perfuming, Skin Conditioning, Soothing
Also known as: Jasmine Oil

Jasminum Officinale Oil is the volatile oil obtained from the flowers of the Jasmine, Jasminium officinale L., Oleaceae

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9
Humectant, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Hyaluronic Acid, Hyaluronan, Hyaluronic Sodium, Hyaluronic Salt
Community rating: Liked

Hyaluronic Acid is a humectant, meaning it has the ability to hold water and rehydrate skin. Because of this, it is great for soothing and adding moisture to dry skin.

It is naturally occurring in our bodies and is mostly found in eye fluid and joints; it is commonly derived from sodium salt of hyaluronic acid.

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10
Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Loved

Ceramide 3 is a form of ceramide.

Ceramides are intercellular lipids naturally found in our skin that bonds dead skin cells together to create a barrier. They are known for their ability to hold water and thus are a great ingredient for dry skin.

Ceramide 3 (Retired) is the N-acylated phytosphingosine having the erythro structure that conforms generally to the formula, where m has a value ranging from 12 to 28 in which the acyl moiety may be saturated, mono-unsaturated, or di-unsaturated and n has a value ranging from 10 to 20. The INCI Name, Ceramide 3, originally developed in 1997, was designated with a retired status in 2014. For an interim period of time, trade name assignments formerly published with the INCI Name Ceramide 3 will be retained in the retired monograph, and also published with the new name assignment, Ceramide NP.

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11
Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Liked

Copper Tripeptide-1 is a peptide.

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12
Astringent, Masking, Tonic

We don't have a description for Rubus Fruticosus Fruit Extract.

We don't have a description for Cetearyl Olivate.

14
Emulsifying

Sorbitan Olivate isn't fungal acne safe.

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15
Humectant, Moisturising

We don't have a description for Trehalose.

16
Also known as: Shea Butter
Community rating: Mixed

Butyrospermum Parkii Butter is the fat obtained from the fruit of the Shea Tree, Butyrospernum parkii, Sapotaceae.

Shea butter has a moisturizing effect and has been is rumored to be a favorite of Cleopatra.

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17
Antioxidant, Masking, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Vitamin E
Community rating: Liked

Tocopherol (also known as Vitamin E) is a common antioxidant that's found in cosmetic products to help protect the skin from free-radicals and strengthen the skin barrier. It's also fat soluble - this means our skin is great at absorbing it.

Vitamin E also provides some UV protection by reducing the damage caused by UVB rays.

There are often claims that Vitamin E can reduce/prevent scarring, but these claims haven't been confirmed by scientific research.

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Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate is a form of Vitamin C and is an antioxidant. It can help to reduce redness, improve skin texture, reduce the effects of aging, reduce the visibility of dark spots, and brighten skin.

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19
Perfuming, Skin Conditioning

Thymus Vulgaris Extract is a fragrance.

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20
Masking, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: L-Arginine, (2s)-2-Amino-5-Guanidinopentanoic Acid
Community rating: Mixed

Arginine is an amino acid used in creating proteins that you probably learned about in biology.

It is known to have antioxidant properties, which helps protect your skin from free radicals.

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21
Antioxidant, Skin Conditioning
Community rating: Liked

Tocopheryl Acetate is AKA Vitamin E. It is an antioxidant and protects your skin from free radicals. Free radicals damage the skin by breaking down collagen.

One study found using Tocopheryl Acetate with Vitamin C decreased the number of sunburned cells.

Tocopheryl Acetate is commonly found in both skincare and dietary supplements.

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22
Emollient, Masking, Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Sunflower Oil / Sunflower Seed Oil
Community rating: Disliked

Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil is the oil expressed from the seeds of the Sunflower, Helianthus annuus L., Compositae.

Sunflower seeds contain fatty acids that nourish and moisturize the skin. It can also can help skin look rejuvenated.

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23
Skin Conditioning
Also known as: Pro-Vitamin B5
Community rating: Loved

Panthenol (also referred to as pro-vitamin B5) is a common ingredient that helps hydrate and soothe the skin.

Panthenol is a humectant, meaning that it helps the skin attract and retain moisture. It's also known to have anti-inflammatory abilities. This means that it's great for sensitive, irritation-prone skin.

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24
Antiseborrhoeic, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Biotin.

25
Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Buddleja Davidii Extract.

We don't have a description for Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer.

27
Emulsifying, Skin Conditioning

We don't have a description for Hydrogenated Lecithin.

28
Emollient, Skin Conditioning

Maleated Soybean Oil is an oil. It can be bad for acne prone skin.

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29
Emollient, Emulsifying

We don't have a description for Glyceryl Arachidonate.

30
Emollient, Emulsifying, Skin Conditioning

Glyceryl Linoleate isn't fungal acne safe.

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31
Skin Conditioning

Polyglyceryl-10 Stearate isn't fungal acne safe.

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32
Community rating: Disliked

Citric Acid is an AHA derived from citrus fruits (think oranges, lemons, and limes!). A small amount is used in formulas to adjust the pH of products. In higher concentrations, it can exfoliate skin.

Read more about some other popular AHA's here:
* Glycolic Acid
* Lactic Acid
* Malic Acid

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33

We don't have a description for Sorbitan Isostearate.

34
Masking, Perfuming, Solvent

Dipropylene Glycol is a fragrance.

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35
Emulsifying

Polysorbate 60 isn't fungal acne safe.

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36
Emulsion Stabilising, Gel Forming

We don't have a description for Carbomer.

37
Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Gel Forming, Skin Conditioning

Xanthan gum is used as a stabilizer and thickener within cosmetic products. It helps give products a sticky, thick feeling - preventing them from being too runny.

On the technical side of things, xanthan gum is a polysaccharide - a combination consisting of multiple sugar molecules bonded together.

Xanthan gum is a pretty common and great ingredient. It is a natural, non-toxic, non-irritating ingredient that is also commonly used in food products.

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38
Skin Conditioning

Arachis Hypogaea Oil is an oil.

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Community rating: Disliked

Disodium EDTA plays a role in making products more stable by aiding other preservatives. It is a chelating agent, meaning it neutralizes metal ions that may be found in a product.

Disodium EDTA is a salt of ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid and are found to be safe in cosmetic ingredients.

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